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Wind driven fire damages home, outbuilding – Harper St.

A wind driven fire destroyed an outbuilding, a four wheeler, and damaged a mobile home Saturday afternoon. Firefighters from Cheddar, Williamston, West Pelzer, and Whitefield responded to the fire on Harper Street. Medshore Ambulance Service stood by until the fire was under control. There were no injuries. (Photo by David Rogers)

Hwy. 29 fatal

Two people were killed early Friday morning in a two vehicle wreck on US 29 near Old Williamston Road. A car and semi truck collided killing two Anderson residents in the car. Whitefield firefighters along with Medshore Ambulance Service responded to the wreck. Two other occupants were taken to an area hospital. (Photo by David Rogers)

Hay on roadway catches fire

Three area fire departments responded to a fire on Welcome Road near Hwy. 29 Tuesday in which everal large hay bales were being moved, fell onto the roadway and caught fire. Welcome Road was closed for several hours. Whitefield Fire Department, West Pelzer Fire Department and Piercetown Fire Department responded.

Local firefighters assist on Pinnacle Mountain fire

Area firefighters from Whitefield, West Pelzer, Cheddar and Powdersville Fire Departments worked throughout the week in Pickens County to help contain the Pinnacle Mountain fire. Fire engines, tankers, brush trucks and firefighters were requested through South Carolina Firefighter Mobilization to assist the South Carolina Forestry Commission and Holly Springs Fire Department (Pickens County) with structural fire protection, burnouts and water supply support.


Woods fire – Ridgecrest Way

A Whitefield firefighter works to extinguish a woods fire Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters from Whitefield, Cheddar, and West Pelzer fought the blaze on Ridgecrest Way. The fire was contained and did not spread to any nearby homes. (Photo by David Rogers)

One injured – Hwy. 29

One person was injured in a three vehicle wreck on US 29 North Friday evening. A car traveling south on US 29 was waiting to make a left turn onto Griffin Road when a sport utility vehicle struck a compact car in the rear knocking it into the rear of the car waiting to turn. The driver of the compact car had to be cut from the wreckage by Whitefield firefighters. That driver was taken to AnMed for their injuries by Belton EMS. The other two drivers were not injured. (Photo by David Rogers)

Wreck ends on golf course

A pickup truck ran off Beaverdam Road Saturday night and ended up on a green at the Saluda Valley Golf Course. The truck also struck and knocked down a utility box. The driver was checked by Medshore Ambulance Service personnel. Whitefield firefighters responded also and checked the scene for fire hazards. (Photo by David Rogers)

Two injured – Willingham Road

Medshore Ambulance Service personnel and Whitefield firefighters work at the scene of a two car accident Monday afternoon. The wreck, at Willingham and Wesley Ellison Roads, sent two people from one car to AnMed Health. No one in the other car was injured. (Photo by David Rogers)

Structure fire – South Hamilton

Firefighters from Cheddar Fire Department, West Pelzer Fire Department and Whitefield Fire Department responded to a structure fire on South Hamilton St. Tuesday around 12:30 p.m. The fire was brought under control quickly however the house suffered extensive smoke damage. MedShore Ambulance Service also responded.


Three injured – Hwy. 29

At least three people were injured in a two vehicle accident Sunday afternoon on Highway 29. The wreck happened at the intersection of Welcome Road when one SUV rear ended another. Medshore Ambulance Service transported the injured to an area hospital. Whitefield firefighters assisted EMS with patient care and traffic control. (Photo by David Rogers)

One injured – Hwy. 29

One person was injured in a one vehicle accident Tuesday morning on US. Hwy. 29 near the Whitefield Convenience Center. A passerby helped the driver until Medshore Ambulance Service and Whitefield Fire Department responded to the accident.   The accident occurred at approximately 10:40 a.m. involved a pickup truck pulling a trailer which apparently ran off the road and stuck a tree. Hwy. 29 traffic was slowed to one lane but was not blocked.

Local fire departments helping in Columbia

Firefighters from several Anderson County Departments were deployed to Columbia Sunday to assist with rescue and water supply efforts following catastrophic flooding.

Whitefield Fire Department provided a tanker truck to support water supply operations while the city is without water.

Firefighters from Whitefield, West Pelzer and Friendship Fire Departments also provided manpower to support the statewide tanker task force operation, while others responded to assist with search and rescue operations.

Whitefield’s tanker joined an initial group of 15 tankers that were deployed from across the state, and remains in Columbia this week along with over 30 additional tankers to support the work that started Sunday night.

Fire Departments were bringing in water to three Columbia area hospitals during the flooding.

Home heavily damaged by fire – Hwy. 81

Firefighters from Piercetown, Whitefield, Hopewell, and West Pelzer battle a fire on Highway 81 on Wednesday (Dec. 31) morning. The two story brick home located just north of I-85 was heavily damaged by the fire. At least one vehicle was also destroyed. Nearly forty firefighters fought the blaze and Williamston EMS stood by and provided rehab for the firefighters. (Photo by David Rogers)


Small child injured – Highway 29

Williamston EMS along with Whitefield firefighters work at the scene of a two car accident on Highway 29 near Cheddar Road Sunday afternoon. A south bound vehicle rear ended another sending a small child to the hospital. (Photo by David Rogers)

Knocks down power lines – Old Williamston Road

Whitefield firefighters along with Williamston EMS personnel await state troopers and the power company following an accident on Old Williamston Road on Sunday afternoon. A pickup truck ran off the roadway and struck a power pole knocking it down. Power lines fell across Old Williamston Road closing it for more than an hour. (Photo by David Rogers)

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